MOURNERS lined the streets of Royal Wootton Bassett as former mayor and firefighter Chris Wannell was laid to rest. 

Chris died aged 79 following a short illness and is known for his fundraising efforts for The Fire Fighters Charity. 

Pictures from the Adver's photographer Dave Cox show the send-off he was given as his favourite engine Martha led a cortege of vintage vehicles along the high street.

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